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The Town and the City

Jack Kerouac


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PUBLISHED: 3rd February 2000
ISBN: 9780141182230
ANNOTATION:
A coming of age story, which draws on the author's New England childhood.
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  • Paperback
    $29.82
PUBLISHED: 3rd February 2000
ISBN: 9780141182230
ANNOTATION:
A coming of age story, which draws on the author's New England childhood.

Annotation

A coming of age story, which draws on the author's New England childhood.

Publisher Description

'It is the sum of myself, as far as the written word can go' Kerouac on THE TOWN AND THE CITY Kerouac's debut novel is a great coming of age story which can be read as the essential prelude to his later classics. Inspired by grief over his father's death and gripped by determination to write the Great American Novel, he draws largely on his own New England childhood.

Author Biography

The author of a number of a hugely influential and popular novels - including ON THE ROAD and DHARMA BUMS - Jack Kerouac is remembered as one of the key figures of the legendary Beat generation.

Kirkus UK Review

New York lures five sons and three daughters of the Martin family from Galloway, Masachusetts in search of their fortunes and new identities. (Kirkus UK)

Product Details

Pages
512
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2000
ISBN-10
0141182237
ISBN-13
9780141182230
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2000-02-03
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Author
Jack Kerouac
Media
Book
Series
Penguin Modern Classics